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Oct 30 | Deadline

The stakes in the election could not be much higher, as the COVID-19 pandemic rages out of control and the economy struggles to return to life.

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Oct 29 | The Hollywood Reporter

The Screen Actors Guild, the Costume Designers Guild, IATSE, the Animation Guild and the Writers Guild of America West are appealing to members who aren't among the over 52 million Americans who have already voted early

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Oct 28 | The Hill

Anita Hill knows how sexual harassment can upend a career.

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Oct 28 | Insurance Business America

If the empty movie theaters in many cities and states haven’t yet made it clear, the entertainment industry in the United States has been struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Oct 28 | The Verge

Over the last year, if an entertainment conglomerate hasn’t announced a shift to focus on streaming, does it really count as an entertainment conglomerate?

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Oct 27 | Variety

Johnny Depp will be awarded the Camerimage Award for “an actor with unique visual sensitivity” at the EnergaCamerimage Film Festival. “Minamata,” starring Depp, will be the closing film of the 28th edition of the event, which focuses on cinematography.

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Oct 22 | CNN

Quibi won't be the last casualty of the streaming wars, as studios and other new players vie for consumers' time. But its demise -- officially announced Wednesday, only six months after its launch -- will likely be recorded as one of the most predictable, reflecting a business plan founded on questionable demand that also came at the worst possible time.

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Oct 22 | The Hollywood Reporter

Not even a year ago, it seemed as though almost anybody could sell a TV series in the free-spending Peak TV economy. Now, just to get a project up and running, one must possess the acumen of a surgeon general. 

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Oct 22 | Variety

Where can Netflix Spain go after hit show “Money Heist”? On Thursday, it unveiled seven new Spanish originals, including “Feria” from “Elite” creator Carlos Montero, that sketch some kind of answer and roadmap for the U.S. streaming giant in one of its European production powerhouses.

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Oct 22 | The Hollywood Reporter

They're not lawyers, they just played one on TV. And now they are asking for help from real lawyers.

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Oct 22 | The Hollywood Reporter

A new study is shedding light on the industry's efforts to be more inclusive.

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Oct 22 | WBRZ

On Wednesday, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the exciting expansion of a Louisiana-based production company in St. Bernard Parish.

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Oct 20 | New York Times

In the United States, movies are being shown to seas of empty seats, if theaters are opening at all. But in Japan, an animated film just had the biggest box office weekend in the country’s history — by far.

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Oct 20 | Deadline

Animators at Titmouse Vancouver have unionized, voting 98% to 2% to join the Animation Guild, IATSE Local 938. IATSE says it’s the first animation studio in Canada to become unionized.

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Oct 5 | Deadline

Cinemark, the No. 3 theatrical exhibitor in the U.S, confirmed Monday that it is currently planning to stay open during the pandemic.

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IATSE D2 Convention

The 2021 District 2 Convention will be conducted virtually on July 25, 2021 in conjunction with the Virtual International Convention. Delegates should be receiving the Convention Call and Credentials at the end of April. Please ask your Union leadership to forward these items to you as soon as they receive them via email. Additional details to follow when they become available.

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